Archive - Aug 2004
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-08-20 12:15
Spanish authorities have conceded that the body interred at the Santa Maria cathederal in Seville, Spain are not those of famed explorer, Christopher Columbus.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-08-20 10:37
West Plains Daily Quill (West Plains, Missouri) staff writer Kimberly Martin reports on a demo by members of the local SCA chapter.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 19:23
Michael Lewis, a 14-year-old from Taunton who has joined a jousting re-enactment company performing at a castle in Devon, may be the youngest person in Britain to perform in jousting displays.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-19 17:15
The August 19 issue of the Pennsic Independent web edition is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-19 11:34
A canonball, believed to have been fired during the Siege of Leith, has been found at a local construction site.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 09:28
The Manawatu Standard reports on a model siege engine competition held by a historical re-enactment society in New Zealand, in which all the entries were constructed entirely of popsicle sticks, and had to be under a foot high.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-08-18 22:06
The memorial service for Margie Goforth, who passed away last week, was moved to a neighbor's house when her home was destroyed by fire.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-08-18 17:18
The Pennsic Independent web edition for August 18 is now available on the publication's web site.
Submitted by ianuk on Wed, 2004-08-18 10:15
Lady Ianuk provides a summary of the recent A&S competition in Atenveldt, along with a link to a photo album.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-08-18 07:11
Monmouth Archaeological Society believes it may have discovered the location of `the lost city of Trellech. This 13th Century Welsh city suddenly disappeared, possibly in a devastating fire.
Submitted by Corinthian on Tue, 2004-08-17 19:08
After many years and many battles, Aelf of King's Crossing is retiring from the field. His friends and neighbors in Caer Darth, the College of St. David, and the Province of Southern Shores are collaborating to give him an appropriate send-off.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-08-17 19:00
The August 17 online edition of the Pennsic Independent is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:36
Work is proceeding for the 2008 performance of the Chester Mystery Plays, a cycle of 25 Biblical plays in rhyming verse which are thought to date back to the 14th century.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:13
Leading edge forensic science has been used to reconstruct the face of the Anglo-Saxon woman known as Mrs Getty.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-16 11:54
The Pennsic Independent's online edition for August 16 is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 11:33
A solid silver cross, inscribed with the word, "IESVS" has been dated to the 1200's by historians at the British Museum.
Submitted by Irina degli Sch... on Sun, 2004-08-15 16:16
Their Royal Majesties of Meridies, Wernerhus and Lailiane, have asked Lady Caitlin of Enniskillen to stand in vigil for elevation to the Order of the Laurel at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-15 13:37
British viewers of the program 'Restoration' have selected the Old Grammar House, built between 1434 and 1460 in Birmingham, and the Saracen's Head, built in 1492 in the nearby village of Kings Norton, to be restored with a grant of over 3 million pounds (over US$5.5 million).
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-15 12:06
Archaeologists have yet another mystery to solve, with the discovery of the burial of an Iron Age woman with rings on her toes.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-08-15 11:54
SCAtoday.net's partner site, the Pennsic Independent presents the first daily web edition for Pennsic 33.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-15 11:07
Archaeologists have discovered that an extremely rare leather artifact, thought to be 1400 years old, was actually a satchel for books.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Sat, 2004-08-14 10:15
1,500-year-old braids from a Viking archaeological dig in Russia have found their way into the hands of research assistants at the University of Lincoln.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-08-13 07:21
The New York Tolkien Society recently announced the publication of Cormarë 6: Translating Tolkien: Text and Film, a collection of non-fictional essays and papers.
Submitted by arkell on Thu, 2004-08-12 12:10
Herr Arkell, Ansteorran Kingdom Chirurgeon, reports on the recent victory of a Chirurgeon in the Shire of Crossroads' Pillow Defender Tourney.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-12 08:24
Newzap.com published a story about "the knights and village folk of the Kingdom of Trimaris" at a Free Revel.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-08-11 07:57
A 16th century Basque ship has been found off the coast of Newfoundland, the fourth such ship to have been found in the area.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-08-10 16:47
Nigel Roder, known as 'Kester the Jester,' has been chosen by English Heritage to serve as an official court jester at historic sites in England through autumn of 2005.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-08-10 14:29
Dame Eleanor Isabeau du Coeur, Society Chirurgeon General, has asked that we publish a clarification to the recent article on OTC medications at Pennsic.
Submitted by pipa on Tue, 2004-08-10 14:07
This past weekend at Calontir's Feast of Eagles event, Their Royal Majesties Calontir, Siridean and Sile, granted a boon to Countess Lyriel de la Foret: to offer membership in the Order of the Pelican to Baron Modar Neznanich.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-10 00:02